No matter your age, an Egypt holiday will leave you with everlasting memories of it’s historical sights and wonderful beaches. Combine all the sights of Egypt for a multi-center holiday, giving you a taste of Egypt and a well-earned rest at the end of the holiday.
With over 5000 years of history the country has many amazing monuments to visit as well as the tombs and relics of its pharaohs. It is the perfect holiday to combine culture with rest and relaxation at the beach. The most popular holidays being twin centres with a visit to Luxor or Cairo and then to the beach. Cairo offers the wonderful museums and the famous Pyramids, whilst Luxor sets the scene for a romantic boat ride down the Nile and a cultural visit to the valley of the kings to name just one of the many sights that will be seen on a Nile Cruise.
Other Sporting Activities in Egypt:
If Golf, Diving or sightseeing is not your kind of holiday then Egypt has a host of other activities such as; Windsurfing, Kitesurfing, Sailing, Parasailing, water-skiing, Snorkelling, Fishing, Horse and camel Back rides and the desert on wheels to name but a few. For more information contact one of our agents at goeasy travel on 0844 811 2550
When to go to Egypt
Depending on where you are travelling to Egypt the best time to visit. However Summer in Egypt is between June and August which is the low season for Egypt. December to February is the tourist high season and the most pleasant time to visit, particularly for a Nile cruise. March to May or September to November are possibly the best months for any area in Egypt.
Currency in Egypt
The local currency is the Egyptian pound. Credit cards are accepted by most retailers and hotels and money can be exchanged within your hotel or at one of the many banks.
Visa and General information on Egypt
Visitors who stay confined to the area of the Sinai between Sharm el Sheik and Taba receive a free of charge entry stamp valid for 14 days. All other UK visitors require a visa on arrival at a cost of USD$15 which is valid for 3 months for a single entry stay.
No vaccinations are compulsory but please check with your local GP. Only drink bottled water and be aware of some foods that may have been washed by tap water such as salads.
Essential Facts for Egypt
Capital City – Cairo
Currency – Egyptian Pound
Flight Time – Average from London 4 to 5 hours.
Time difference – GMT +2 or +3hours
Languages spoken English, Arabic
Visa requirements Tourist Visa on arrival
If you would like a quote for a holiday in Egypt call goeasy travel on 0844 811 2550 or complete our online holiday planner Egypt Tourist Board